Future Transport Competition 2017

Think like citizens of the future, today. Investigate challenges and opportunities. Imagine solutions and question systems. Share your ideas for the future of transport.

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Watch: Competition judge Karen Spencer outlines the competition categories and  judging criteria.

What you need to know

Who? New Zealand school students in Years 1–13

Team size: Three or more students

Categories:

1. Narrative

2. Playable game

What to do:

>Investigate challenges and opportunities in transport in New Zealand.

>Create solutions, raise questions or explore possibilities for the future.

>Turn your ideas into a playable game or narrative.

>Share your ideas in your school community, then enter online.

Deadline: Friday 30 June 2017, 5pm

What you can enter

Narrative:

Entries can take many forms. Just as long as you meet the judging criteria and can put it together in no more than two files or links.

Hint: we're looking for dynamic and engaging presentations with student voice.

Your main file could be a:

  • written article, story or essay
  • photo essay or photovoice project
  • GIS mapping or geospatial data project
  • poster or infographic
  • statistical or scientific investigation
  • digital presentation with student narration
  • video up to 5 minutes long (animated, documentary, drama etc).

Your research document (optional 2nd file) may contain:

  • further evidence of your investigation, project development or sharing of ideas.

Playable games:

Games could be:

  • digital (desktop, browser, tablet or phone)
  • board game, trading card game, simulation/drama game or physical activity.

Entries should have up to three files or links.

1. The game as a single file or link. Non-digital games can include a link to a video or photos of the game in action.

2. A research document which explains how you investigated your topic and evidence you shared the game in your school community.

3. Digital game entries will need to include a link to a video walk-through of the game (max 2 minutes).

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